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Jan 15, 2013 11:00am PST
on a meal you have eaten. this is not new debt. this is bills we have acquired. the government and this country must be obligated to do the same. >> well, the president would like to see these negotiated separately. you can color me skeptical of that. >> why are you skeptical? >> it's hard for him to say -- >> what will he do, walk out of the room? you have him drawing sort of a fine line where he says i will negotiate a solution to the other fiscal issue that is are almost simultaneous but talking about the debt ceiling, what? he'll stop participating? given that this is traditionally been a bargaining chip, traditionally been something that the parties negotiate over, i have a hard time he'll be able to maintain a hard line. >> speaker boehner said he would stop participating in talks directly so i mean the threat is out there. real quick, governor, i have to bring you to the markets and this agency, a second agency, fitch, now warning that it could, all of this could affect the credit rating for the united states when folks start looking at what's happening on wall street, w
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 11:00am PST
remarks. they include tougher penalties for people who rely on background checks for the government to research and providing incentives for schools to hire school resource officers. as the president anticipated, his critics started slamming proposals. the republican senator marco rubio saying nothing the president is proposing would have stopped the massacre at sandy hook. he is targeting the rights of law-abiding citizens instead of addressing the real underlying causes of such violence. add this tote pot. the congressman from kansas said taking away the rights and abilities of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves is another display of the administration's consolidation of power. joining me now from connecticut is john larson. thank you so much for joining me, sir. let me get your initial reaction to what you heard from the president. is it what you were hoping for? >> absolutely. i was fortunate to fly up from the president from d.c. to newtown when he gave his address. i can you to his marrow he was impacted by this and said it was the worst day of his presidency and he was
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2013 11:00am PST
house should tell them to go shove it. you can't run a government three months at a time. you have to have a long-term planning. bad for the markets. bad for the country. bad for the economy. let's make clear, definitive decisions. you lost. let's come together and compromise. pass the debt ceiling and talk about spending cuts if that's what you want to talk about. >> i want to read what "the washington post" conservative columnist had to say about the republican strategy. here's what he said. he wrote, obama's post-election arrogance and intransigence can put you in a fighting mood. i sympathize. this is what he's telling the republicans but i'm tending toward the realist view. don't force the issue when you don't have the power s. that what we're seeing with the debt kreeling in they don't have the power and maybe taking this advice from the conservative columnist? >> it's rare i agree with charles krauthammer but don't fight battles you can't win and don't go to the brink to be perceived as pulling back and therefore losing. this is not a fight they can win. it's certainly one t
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 11:00am PST
of life and are seeking clarity from the government of algeria. >> militants say it's payback for france pounding targets in mali with the help of american drones. aman, we are getting dribs and drabs and not a lot of confirmation and quite honestly they don't, meaning u.s. officials, scrambling to find out what happened. a report said a spokesperson for the group said 25 hostages freed. six others killed. we don't know if that's true or where this is coming from. >> we don't. in fact, a short time ago, a news agency which is in touch with the rebels or the militant group that took these people hostages reporting that 35 hostages had been killed in a military operation. we know that the algerian military did attempt to rescue the hostages. whether that was a spontaneous moment of opportunity, they tried to seize or whether or not it was, you know, a preplanned assault to free them, we don't know. they're tight lipped but a military operation went on and it seems from the developments there's bad news in the coming hours. >> back to the source of all of this, france and launching the atta
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